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Address: Laguna Beach, CA
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Popular surfing and bodysurfing beach.

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$110.00*
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Laguna Beach Surf Lessons
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$149.99*
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Orange County Helicopter Tour from Long Beach

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Beautiful Beachs in Laguna

Laguna Beach is a natural rocky, sandy beach with lots of tide pools and crystal clear water to enjoy, since there is a lot of beach to enjoy, you can find private coves where you... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2013
Akiko A
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Santa Monica, California, United States
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Santa Monica, California, United States
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2013

Laguna Beach is a natural rocky, sandy beach with lots of tide pools and crystal clear water to enjoy, since there is a lot of beach to enjoy, you can find private coves where you don't have to share with crowds,..the beach is very different from beaches in Santa Monica or Venice, as it is a rocky natural beach. Rock... More 

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Eckert, Colorado
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2013

We went to Laguna beach on our latest business trip. Great place . Love this beach , great restaurants and plenty of sand. We ended the day at the pageant of the masters just up Laguna canyon rd. first of all wow, all the great art and people that are there .we walked around for a couple of hours and... More 

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Temecula, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2013

By all means do visit Laguna Beach. It is an artist's colony so there are lots of galleries, good restaurants, shops and the beach is beautiful. The Pageant of the Masters is held annually in the summer months and well worth seeing. It is an art exhibit of some of the best artists in the area plus an amazing show... More 

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Anaheim, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2013

My family lives in Irvine, California - a short drive from Laguna Beach. And when relatives and friends from abroad come to visit Southern California, we take them to Laguna Beach. It's mixture of rocky and sandy coastline are beautiful. Together with the walkway along the upper edge of the beach cliff side, visitors are challenged with a choice: "do... More 

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Newport Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Had a great lunch at the Surf and Sand Hotel at their seaside restaurant and bar. Great ocean views Great food and decent price. It's all about location I recommend a visit

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Orange Co California
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Laguna Beach can be crowded in the summer but is definitely worth a visit. There is a good public bus and free trolley bus in the summer to get around The attractions are too many to list. Lots of art galleries, an excellent playhouse, Festival of Arts and Sawdust Festival, famous Pageant of Masters (live art recreations), a few excellent... More 

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lagunabeach
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Best beaches, restaurants and people in California. It offers a plethora of things to do but mostly a beautiful costal village that hasn't been overbuilt and despoiled by corporate America

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Orange County, CA
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Year 'round spectacular scenery with several key viewpoints, beautiful sunsets, leisurely walks from south to north with lots of interesting places to stop and people watch along the way (all of these are freebies, by the way) make Laguna Beach the premiere South O.C. attraction. Summertime brings considerable crowds but if you enjoy arts, crafts and entertainment for the entire... More 

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Laguna Beach, California, United States
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I have lived and worked in Laguna for 15 years and it is like no other place I know. Great for couples, families and solo travelers. It is kind of expensive I have to admit. I just returned form Tokyo and find the price of food and lodging to be much higher here which surprises me. The up side is... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you are looking to party, this is not the area for you. Laguna Beach is full of galleries, restaurants, white sand beaches and easy going people. It does get crazy busy on summer weekends so plan accordingly. The Art Walk where galleries offer appetizers and wine, trams run up and down the coast, and people enjoy the evening outside... More 

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